Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the implementation of an individual’s talent in the resources in which he is available with; and expanding these resources in the future so that one can get individual as well as general i.e. social success. Entrepreneurship is the act and art of being an entrepreneur or one who undertakes innovations or introducing new things, finance and business acumen in an effort to transform innovations into economic goods.

What makes an excellent business? Motivated and happy employees – and innovation

Posted by on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Last month I attended the Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards in my capacity as judge of the Outstanding Employer category, which is sponsored by Bradford University School of Management. It’s always gratifying to see the number of great businesses we have in Yorkshire – both large and small.   These businesses would stand out wherever… Read More »

Running a family business – how to achieve balance at the nexus of business and family

Posted by on Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Guest blog by Carole Howorth, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at Bradford University School of Management On Monday 14 October, together with Dave Clarkson, marketing director of Armstrong Watson, we will reveal findings of research at a guest lecture at the School of Management which focuses on the mystery of the family business. During… Read More »

Will innovation help Ukraine and Belarus to join the European Union?

Posted by on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Will innovation help Ukraine and Belarus to join the European Union? Last year, our team from the Enterprise & Innovation Lab won a £700,000 (€850,000) project to help two former communist countries, Ukraine and Belarus.  Our brief is to help create innovative cultures and accelerate economic growth. As the political debate continues about whether Ukraine… Read More »

Three reasons why industry should get involved with a university

Posted by on Tuesday, June 26, 2012

by Andrew Isherwood, associate lecturer and runs a business and technology consultancy ai:consortia Three reasons why industry should get involved with a university I’ve recently been working with Bradford School of Management on developing and delivering a Technology and Innovation Management course for their MSc students. During this course I have encouraged external companies to… Read More »

What can business schools do for creating community social mobilisation?

Posted by on Monday, March 5, 2012

Delroy Beverley, Director of Propertysolutions at Bradford-based housing association Incommunities Group, recently joined Bradford University School of Management’s Advisory Board. He holds a number of board level positions, advises many businesses on diversity and inclusion and was a trustee of one of the world’s largest and most influential charities. He is also a Fellow of… Read More »

Part-time Executive MBA – keeping it in the family

Posted by on Monday, January 23, 2012

Max Hopkinson is Head of Online Marketing for his family business Mark Two Distributors Ltd, one of the country’s leading distributors of kitchen and bathroom products and kitchen design services. He is currently doing a Part-time Executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management. I always regretted not making the most of my time at… Read More »

Will Apple's innovation survive without Steve Jobs

Posted by on Thursday, October 20, 2011

With the passing of Steve Jobs this month, the computing industry lost one of its founding fathers. The first computer I used on a professional basis was the Apple IIe and I had recently been weaned back to Apple products via iTunes, the iPod, the iPhone and, of course last year, the iPad. Steve Jobs’s… Read More »